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Nashville police: Unregistered security guards working games

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NASHVILLE  (AP) - The Metro Nashville Police Department believes that unregistered security guards illegally worked during at least two Tennessee Titans games last year, and may have illegally worked other major Nashville events.

The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1UeqACo) reports that state law says that if an officer employed outside of Nashville wants to work a private security gig in the city, that person must be a full-time officer with proper certifications and have their chief send notification to Metro police about the officers.

Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson says the law is routinely broken and ignored by a variety of companies and officers from all over the state or country.

Anderson says the law needs to be enforced in order to protect the public.

Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com

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